Taking a Walk Up West Main

We had a beautiful Memorial Day weekend. On Sunday, Jill and I decided to take a walk up to Angelina’s café for breakfast…about a mile up the street. I took my pocket camera and shot some neighborhood pictures.

Jill's House - circa 1905

Jill’s House – circa 1905

Looking east toward the water tower.

Looking east toward the water tower.  Old West School on the right…now apartments.

Heisinger Bluffs retirement community

Heisinger Bluffs retirement community

 

St. Joseph's Cemetery...across the street and on a bluff that overlooks the river.

West Main

Going west on West Main — that tree on the left is reputed to be the oldest in the city.

 

West Main

West Main

 

St. Joseph's Bluffs nursing facility

St. Joseph’s Bluffs nursing facility

 

One of the Sears catalog houses

One of the Sears catalog houses

 

Jill lived in that duplex for about a year and a half. Nice houses on either side.

Jill lived in that duplex for about a year and a half. Nice houses on either side.

 

 

A flamingo watching over the koi pond

A flamingo watching over the koi pond

 

Nicely redone and with a great garden out front.

Nicely redone and with a great garden out front.

 

One of the neighbors put a bucket of roses out with a sign asking folks to help themselves to a rose...Jill did.

One of the neighbors put a bucket of roses out with a sign asking folks to help themselves to a rose…Jill did.

 

a revived Spanish Revival home. Another Golden Hammer winner.

a revived Spanish Revival home. Another Golden Hammer winner.

 

One of the stately homes on West Main

One of the stately homes on West Main

 

The white building is West School. The corner business sells produce and garden plants.

The white building is West School. The corner business sells produce and garden plants.

Angelina's café...a small restaurant open for breakfast and lunch....very popular in the neighborhood. It used to be the corner grocer.

Angelina’s café…a small restaurant open for breakfast and lunch….very popular in the neighborhood. It used to be the corner grocer.

Jill and her rose.

Jill and her rose.

 

 

 

 

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